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April 22

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Earth Day

Show a little extra love and care for our planet today because it's Earth Day! For 48 years, this day has been set aside to encourage and inspire people to help protect the environment. Explore issues of ecology and environmentalism in your class with this collection of resources. Students can learn about the lifespan of products, investigate the role of citizen scientists in helping professional scientists generate climate data, and examine the trade-offs involved in our use of energy.

The 2018 theme is End Plastic Pollution. Learn about this important topic in Ocean Plastics and find ideas for cutting down your consumption of plastics from the True Green Kids lesson.

Also, be sure to check out our Top 5 Numbers To Know for Earth Day infographic.


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